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The end.

And so, it’s over. My year (plus 2 months) of Yoga Teacher Training is officially finished. I’m now a legitimate, ‘credentialed’ yoga instructor. Some people won’t even think twice about trusting me with their bodies, and will do exactly what … Continue reading

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The Business of Yoga

This evening I had my last yoga teacher training core session.  (Technically, I still have one make-up session to complete because of a class that was canceled due to a snow storm back in February… but effectively, tonight’s class was … Continue reading

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Coming to a close

We have approached the second-to-last class. Well, that’s not completely accurate.  Today was the second-to-last core class.  But in my journey on this teacher training path, I still have one make-up core class to finish (the one that was canceled … Continue reading

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Change in just 75 minutes

Today I participated in my second mentor-related class; and it was a rather different experience from my previous one. This session was good, but different. Here are the highlights: So far I have observed or participated in three mentor-related classes; … Continue reading

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Yoga on and off the mat

A few weeks ago I explained the mentoring component of my yoga teacher training program: I am to have 3 mentor-teacher group meetings, observe an experienced teacher twice, and take two of that teacher’s “general population” beginner-level yoga class (so … Continue reading

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The yoga of intentionality

One of the requirements of my yoga teacher training program is to complete a mentoring experience. Experienced teachers at the studio choose to provide a series of meetings/working sessions to a group of 4-8 students over a period of several … Continue reading

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This yoga stuff really works!

This evening I attended a tech session focused on drishti, which is where to put your gaze in various yoga poses.  In the classes I have attended up to this point, drishti has been talked about and used largely as … Continue reading

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